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14th August 2013 Vladikavkaz to Georgiyevsk - Russia 20130814_190543

The big metal sliding gates - entrance to the ГОСТИНИЦА. Not the police station as I imagined at the time.
14th August 2013 Vladikavkaz to Georgiyevsk - Russia

August 14th 2013
I am now located in Russia with the Caspian sea to my right and the Black sea to my left. This morning I set the SatNav for a city called Astrakhan so that I can head to the Russia - Kazakhstan border crossing. So I headed Northwest on the E117 until it reached E50 somewhere between Georgiyevsk and Mineralnye Vody. Halfway through my journey I was stopped by the local Police in a blue and wh ... read more
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